Australia: Gladstone LNG exports up in June

Australia: Gladstone LNG exports up in June
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LNG exports from the three liquefaction plants located on Curtis Island offshore Gladstone reached 1.7 million mt during June, according to the data from the Gladstone Ports Corporation.

This represents a 1.4 percent rise compared to the previous month when Gladstone LNG exports reached 1.68 million mt.

In comparison to the corresponding month in 2016, when the three projects exported 1.43 million mt, this is a 14.3 percent rise in volumes.

China was the top destination for Gladstone LNG exports with 1,03 million mt imported in June, the data shows.

The rest of the LNG cargoes went to South Korea, Japan, Malaysia and India.

LNG exports from the three terminals totaled 9.86 million mt in the January-June period.

The three LNG export plants located on Curtis Island include Shell’s Queensland Curtis LNG, Santos Gladstone LNG and the ConocoPhillips-operated Australia Pacific LNG terminal.


LNG World News Staff